Jay Yelas

Oregon
Jay Yelas

Biography

Years as a full-time pro angler: 34
Signature technique/strength: Jigs, spinner- baits, swimbaits & finesse fishing
Home waters: Columbia River
Favorite place to fish: Sam Rayburn Reservoir
Career highlights: Jay is one of the sport’s most decorated anglers, winning the 2002 Bassmaster Classic and 2003 Bassmaster Angler of the Year. He also received the 2003 ESPY as most outstanding outdoor athlete and was Angler of the Year on the FLW Tour twice.
Did you know: Jay leads the C.A.S.T. for Kids Foundation, which serves disabled and disad- vantaged youth, urban youth and members of the U.S. military.
Hometown
Lincoln City, Oregon
Family
Jill (wife), Hannah, Bethany (children)
Birthdate
September 2, 1965
Hobbies
Steelhead, salmon fishing

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